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- n. A type of gladiator, who uses a casting net (a rete or iaculum) as a weapon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A gladiator armed with a net for entangling his adversary and a trident for despatching him.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Roman antiquity, a gladiator who wore only a short tunic and carried a trident and a net.
From Latin rētiārius. (Wiktionary)